Questions tagged [network-printer]

A printer installed and available over a network, typically to allow use by multiple users.

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Epson ET-2726 printer fails to respond

I have an Epson ET-2726 printer that won't respond much. If I try, for example, to go into Wi-Fi Setup Wizard I get the message "Printer busy. Please try again later". Trying to print (Wi-...
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How to get HP printer's unique email address without printing?

I have an HP Deskjet 2600 all-in-one series. I want to sign up to Instant Ink, for which I need the printer's unique email address, similar to ovgo7654cyg15@hpeprint.com. I talked to HP support for ...
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Force Windows to check for printer status

When I want to print something I have to turn on my network printer. This usually takes about a few seconds to get it online and then I can start printing from my phone or my MacBook. However, with ...
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Create virtual Printer where each tray is its own printer

I have a piece of software that prints many types of reports automatically including labels, A4 Notes, etc. Before clicking print I have to select the correct printer. If I choose the wrong one it ...
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How to fix wrong printer names when pushed by AD to clients?

I have a Windows Server 2019 configured to be AD, some Windows 10 clients and the server pushes multiple printers using GPO/GPP to the clients. This in itself seems to work, but there's a problem with ...
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Is there a way to make a Windows Server consume it's own shared printers?

I have Windows Server 2019 with some network printers installed using Standard TCP/IP-ports. That server shares all of those printers and pushes them using GPO/GPP to some clients. The printers are ...
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Print job in queue but nothing prints

Brother L5850 connected via TCP to Server 2012 R2. When I write to the print spooler to the UNC (\server\BL5850) the print job shows up in the print queue, then disappears quickly as if it printed, ...
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Windows print clients resist & autorevert network printer configuration

We have a HP Laserjet P2055dn running on a local Linux (Ubuntu 22.04) server running Samba. It is well configured (i.e., works locally as configured, is shared to the right clients, which can access ...
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Epos print modification

I have a POS system with thermal epos network printers that print 80 mm wide Recently i have added 2 portable printers from Epson tm-p80 that print 56 mm Now the print format from the cash register is ...
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HP Printer 4600 WiFi disconnects

I have worked on 3 very similar HP Printers, that all had the same WiFi issue of disconnecting after a few minutes. They were all 3 the new HP Printer type without a color control panel. One was the ...
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Unable to add Ubuntu CUPS printserver to Windows 10?

I am trying to add a local port on Windows 10 machine for a virtual queue printer that installed on Ubuntu server. When I enter \\ip address for ubuntu server\name of printer, I get the following ...
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A home networking disaster

I am trying to set up home networking, between a PC with Windows (has only wired LAN), a laptop with Linux (has Wifi and Wired LAN) and a printer (I want to use the printer only using wired LAN), but ...
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How to propagate CUPS configuration on shared printers?

I own a Brother QL500 label printer. As it is USB-only, I want to share via LAN from a small raspberry pi using CUPS. The device allows different label sizes to be mounted and it is a strict ...
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Windows 2003 print server shows printer shared name instead of printer name's

When I try to add a printer from my printer server I get this list with printer shared names: Instead of this list of printer names: EDIT: Until one week ago, when I added a printer to a user from ...
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Difference between adding a user with the Net User command vs using Windows Credential Manager

Today I was working on a client who had a printer connected to PC-1 (running Windows 10 Pro) but they needed to print on it from PC-2. I set up a connection from PC-2 to PC-1 using the Windows ...
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HP ENVY Photo 7100 only works through HP Smart

I have an HP ENVY Photo 7100 series printer. My control panel says that it's offline and I can't print documents the regular way (print queue also says offline), but HP Smart says it's online, and I ...
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Is there a universal cross-platform printer sharing protocol?

There is a printer connected to the Windows machine. The printer does not have a Linux driver, there is only a driver for Windows (hug you all, Nvidia and printer vendors). Is there any universal ...
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possible to manually copy printer driver from win 7 to win 10?

I have a venerable but still very serviceable HP6840 network printer, and my old 64 bit Windows 7 box has a driver for it and happily prints to it. However, my windows 10 laptop doesn't find a driver ...
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Is my HP LaserJet Pro M15w printer losing connections?

I am an experienced IT specialist in the field of user support. Funny thing, but I have a problem with a small device ... at my house. As recently as last week, I set up the HP LaserJet Pro M15w on my ...
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installing shared printer from print server on windows 10

i have a problem with installation shared printer from the print server in domain network under windows 2008. the workstation is windows 10 pro 21h1. when i try with the select shared printer by name \...
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SAP Crystal reports is being printed on enterprise printer

I have a problem with the print queue in SAP reports: Resources - Windows 10 - 64 bit version, Sap reports framework 32 bit version 13.0.26.3348 Sap reports framework 64 bit version 13.0.26.3348 ...
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How can I drop setup cups to propagate settings to another cups instance?

I am looking for a solution of my printing setup with cups. I have a small brother label printer QL500 that I want to make available over the network. So, my plan was to attach a raspberry pi or ...
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SMB-shared printer visible, but can no longer connect to it

I have a Brother HL-L2300D printer, connected by USB to a Raspberry Pi serving as a print server for a LAN segment somewhere. The Pi runs Raspbian, and has a samba server and a CUPS server running - ...
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Network printer installed using Automation giving "Error-printing" message

I have 2 printers of the same mode “EPSON M2140 Series” I am using the same script that I used for the same model before. The script installs the old printer successfully and I am able to print a test ...
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How to print from Windows 10 to a USB printer connected to a LinkStation NAS

I have a Buffalo LinkStation LS210D NAS connected to my router which serves several Windows-10 PCs on my home network. The manual for this LinkStation model advertises the ability to make a printer ...
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adding a printer through PowerShell doesn't allow me to print but adding it though control panel will

I'm trying to test adding printers through PowerShell and I've had one successful test by adding a printer already added to the PC through PowerShell by removing the printer through control panel then ...
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Adding a network laser jet via ipp to a windows workstation

My company has an HP Color LaserJet MFP E77822 on the network. Not attached to a print server or anything. Just on the network. And I can add it to my Windows workstation just fine via the "add ...
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linux printing remotely with lp command to cups server not working

I want to print between docker compose containers. There are two containers to the issue: cups: cups daemon php-apache: print with lp cups container: print locally, example $ lp -d developer-epson-...
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Windows 10 - Default Printer keeps changing

I'm having a bit of an issue with a workstation here, for some reason Windows really doesn't like one of the printers, because no matter how much I try to save it as the default printer it doesn't ...
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Cannot install Printer MFC-J680DW on Win10

All of the sudden, maybe after the last windows upgrades, I fail to install my Brother MFC-J680DW all-in-one printer machine. My windows version is Win 10 Home 10.0.19043 Build 19043. The driver on ...
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Why can't I ping or access web portal of a printer that has a public ip in an internal network?

I setup a new printer in the office. I printed a status page and it had the IP of 192.168.x.x. I couldn't ping it as it wasn't a part of our company and didn't have private IP. If 192.168.x.x wasn't a ...
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I can't scan though wifi but I can print through ethernet

I have printer/scaner (epson XP-255) that is connect by WiFi. In the router I have set it a fix IP according to the MAC. I have 2 laptops, both with windows 10 and both with the same behaviour. when I ...
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How to add an USB printer to the print management tool in Windows server?

I have some USB printers that i want to add to the print mnagement tool of windows server via the hostname that share the printer but the print management could not find them althought i could add ...
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Send print job "slowly"/ in parts?

I have connected my Epson printer to my router to wirelessly print from a PC. The router acts as a print server, I can see a samba folder with my printer in it and it works for most of the time. But ...
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Make CUPS refresh status (specifically ink)

I finally got an Epson printer to work on Linux. But my Windows family was working the printer hard, and it was out of ink. So the first Linux job I submitted got held, because no ink. No problem, ...
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Printer Port mysteriously changes from Raw to LPR

I have configured standard TCP/IP port monitor by ipv4 address to use the Raw protocol over port 9100. This works great but I've seen my port change to LPR. I have a few hundred printer ports and this ...
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How to specify/pull the user from URI in CUPS printer?

My ultimate goal is to have users print to their own folder on the remote printer server. At this time all prints are going to the ANONYMOUS folder. I have tried the multiple-printer configs, which I ...
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Samsung wifi printer appears "offline" even though the printer is connected to the network

On Windows 10, trying to print to a Samsung C460 through the wifi network. The printer is connected to the local network via wifi, with a fixed ip configured on the DHCP server. It usually works. But ...
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How to configure an IPP-driverless printer with static IP address in CUPS?

I've recently bought a new network printer and it supports driverless printing over IPP. It works out of the box on Ubuntu 20.04 using CUPS with cups-browsed configured like this: ...
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'Destination Host Unreachable' when pinging a printer from some hosts on local network

Problem I have a Brother MFC-2700DW on my LAN I'm trying to access from a variety of devices. I've assigned a static hostname (ohbrother) and IP (192.168.2.135) for it in my OpenWRT router. What's ...
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Unshared printer reappears after removal

Me and my co-worker have setup a new print server on a Windows Server 2019 and are manually sharing the printers via the simplest way. Printer Properties -> Share. Since this is working very well, ...
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Printer SN via Powershell?

is it possible to get the serial number of a network printer in the AD via a Powershell command? I have several Brother printers in the AD, and their IP Addresses, and I could install any Printer on ...
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Kyocera P3155dn - Error Code F46F / Not able to Cancel Print Job

We solved the issue however I could not find anything that was even remotely useful online, so here is my contribution to the wider IT community. Me and a coworker encountered an issue with our ...
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How can I fix network printer always being offline in Windows 10 when Configure port is not supported?

Windows 10 keeps thinking my Samsung ML-2950 printer is offline, and to fix it I have to remove it then re-add it in Windows settings. Not too onerous for me, but it's a family PC, and my mother can't ...
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Is is possible to add a print in windows 10 on a different network?

My main goal is to add a printer to my Windows 10 computer, however the setup I have here is a bit strange. My ISP moldem allows my to connect multiple network cables to it. One cable is directed ...
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Printer only printing during system startup

I'm having trouble getting a Windows 10 Machine to Print. The Printer that I have used for testing so far, can print from other computers on the same network without any problems. However the notebook ...
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Disable all but TLS 1.2 on HP JetDirect 635n network card

I have the latest firmware update for the JetDirect 635n (J7961G), which is at v41.16 (2017). Unfortunately, I cannot seem to switch the web interface for this network card over to TLS 1.2. It seems ...
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Canon iR2018 armbian drivers on CUPS

I have Canon iR2018 printer and I am trying to set it as network printer using CUPS (it already has some network capabilities, but it does not work for macs and other devices). I plugged the printer ...
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Kyocera Net Viewer Cannot find / add printer

In our IT-Service we work with the Kyocera Net Viewer to keep an eye on our printers without checking the web interface for each printer seperately each time we want to verify the toner levels. ...
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My all-in-one printer is randomly making noises when idle

I previously owned a Brother all-in-one inkjet printer (DCPJ562DW for what it's worth). I now own a Brother all-in-one laser printer (MFC-L3770CDW). Besides the brand, both are very different machines....
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